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What is scoliosis

Understanding Scoliosis: What is It?

For most of us, our first association with scoliosis was in gym class at school. You had to bend over at the waist and a school nurse would run their fingers up and down your spine to see if there was a curvature. Hopefully, if they felt something off, you were referred to a doctor.

Postural Distortion

Homberg Chiropractic’s Answer to Postural Distortion

In last week’s Homberg Chiropractic blog, we addressed poor posture and overall back pain. But did you know poor posture also leads to low back pain? The impact of gravity on our bodies cannot be overlooked. Nothing on earth escapes gravity’s powerful, constant force. When the body is in balance, when the head is aligned

Neck Pain in Kids is Becoming More Common

It is becoming increasingly common that I see teenagers in the office who are suffering from neck pain. Upon reviewing x-rays of the patients, I see that the typical curve in the neck is reversing and their disks are resembling that of a person in their 70s! I realize keeping kids away from their phones

Posture and back pain

The Link Between Your Posture and Mental Health

Did you know your posture can affect your mental health? Never really thought about it, huh? A study from The University of Auckland concluded that sitting in an upright posture can function as a coping mechanism against stress. The researchers asked participants to complete several questionnaires about their affect/mood, self-esteem and arousal levels after performing

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